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# If you know a factor of a number an you find another factor explain?

Updated: 8/30/2023

Wiki User

6y ago

When the first number can divide the second without remainder.

The formal definition would be as follows:

For integers x and y, x is a factor of y if there exists an integer n such that y = n*x

Wiki User

12y ago

Wiki User

12y ago

Divide the Second Number by the first number. If remainder = 0, the first number is factor of second number.

Wiki User

11y ago

If the smaller number divides evenly into the larger number with no remainder, the smaller number is a factor of the larger number.

Wiki User

12y ago

The easiest way is to divide the number by the suspected factor.

Wiki User

6y ago

Yes. If you know one factor of a number, divide it into the number. The answer will be another factor.

Wiki User

9y ago

Yes you can find an answer.

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